Proper cross checking in box lacrosse is both legal and very important for forcing turnovers and managing opponent ball movement. Proper cross checking however does NOT involve the back. Checking from behind (CFB) is dealt with severely as it is one of the leading potential injury factors – checking is an important part of the game but CFB & violent checks into the boards are strictly enforced.
Please take a moment to review these little clips of proper cross checking techniques and work toward these at your next practices.
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